birth parent

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birth parent

also

birthparent

(bûrth′pâr′ənt, -păr′-)
n.
One's biological parent.

birth parent

one of an individual's two biological parents.
The parent who conceived a child

birth parent

Biological parent, see there.
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Through their Modern Family Center, Spence-Chapin has broadened their impact and provides support, workshops, and counseling services for: birth parents, adoptive parents, families formed through adoption, teens, children with special needs, and adoptees at every life stage.
We work with adoptive parents so they have an accurate idea of birth parents," she says.
It is clear from the findings that the optimal situation for women and their children occurs when children are raised in a safe, loving and stable environment under the care of their birth parents.
The Council is seeking to procure a service provider to offer Independent Counselling Service for the birth parents and other relatives of children with an adoption plan.
Do adopted children inherit the personality characteristics of their birth parents or their adoptive parents?
Friends in Adoption is a licensed, not-for profit adoption agency founded in 1982 by an adoptive mother, Dawn Smith-Pliner, who saw that the many needs of adoptive families and birth parents were not being met in adoption situations.
Unlike adoption, a fostered child remains the legal responsibility of the local authority and/or their birth parents.
Foster care is a system created to protect children from an unsafe home environment yet multiple placements, conflictual relationships between foster parents and birth parents, drawn-out court battles and living in an ongoing state of not knowing when or if they will be going home are just some of the challenges many children in care are expected to manage.
Orphan Pat, who has never known her birth parents, was adopted and brought up in nearby Splott.